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Horse Events Unaffiliated Eventing Championships 2019

Horse Events is releasing a brand new and Exciting unaffiliated Eventing Championships for 2019. (HEQ)

This Year the series will run as a start up series and based on the success,  we will look to expand the number and range of qualifying events for 2020.

This championship is aimed for the amateur rider who does not class themselves as a professional rider of course this is hard quantify the following criteria have been put in place to encourage a fair competition for all involved. obviously this is self policed as we cannot track past results from other unaffiliated event. Honesty is paramount PLEASE BE FAIR TO ALL RIDERS INVOLVED IN THIS COMPETITION

If you have any queries over riders that have qualified that are not eligible please email info@horse-events.co.uk and we can investigate further.

How to qualify

Be placed in the top 10% of  Eligible starters at any 80, 90 or 100 unaffiliated event hosting a Horse Events Qualifier (HEQ) and be eligible under the following criteria.

For the 80cm & 90cm No rider to have competed above BE Novice or equivalent in the last three years.
For 100cm No rider to have competed above BE Intermediate or equivalent in the last three years.

For qualifying competitions the combination must not of been placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd in any ODE 10cm higher than that of the class they are trying to qualify at.
(For example you cannot of been placed at a 90cm ode and qualify at 80cm)

At the championships the combination may of previously competed at 10cm higher than that of the qualifying height since qualifying and of been placed.

In the event of qualifying for two heights the combination must compete at the championship at the highest height they qualified for.

No horse or rider substitutions at the championships

Special prizes to be awarded at each height at the Championships

  • Highest placed individual that is not employed in any equestrian related field and purely is a Hobby rider with only 1 horse.
  • Best Veteran rider over 50

Qualifying Competitions will be held on the following dates


13th &14th April Calmsden, Glos – 80, 90 & 100cm

27th & 28th April Swalcliffe, Oxon – 80, 90 & 100cm

18th & 19th May Elmwood, Oxon – 80, 90 & 100cm (there is a 70cm course at this ODE NON Qualifier)

8th & 9th June Treborough Hill, Somerset – 80, 90 & 100cm

22nd & 23rd June Oxstalls, Glos – 80, 90 & 100cm

27th & (28th) July Elmwood, Oxon –  80, 90 & 100cm (there is a 70cm course at this ODE NON Qualifier)

17th & 18th August Oxstalls, Glos – 80, 90 & 100cm

31st Aug  & 1st Sept Crown Farm, Oxon – 80, 90 & 100cm

14th & 15th September Swalcliffe, Oxon – 70, 80, 90 & 100cm

5th & 6th October  Championships Broadway – 80, 90 & 100cm over championship course


Please note that this weekend will also host the Schools Equestrian Games Eventing Championships & BCPS Eventing Championships
In the event of Qualifying for both you will need to decide which championships you compete in.